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Assessment of Integrated Vehicle Safety Systems for improved vehicle safety

Objective

ASSESS mobilises the European research community and car industry to develop a relevant set of test and assessment methods applicable to a wide range of integrated vehicle safety systems. Methods will be developed for driver behavioural aspects, pre crash sensing performance and crash performance under conditions influenced by pre crash driver and vehicle actions. The gained know-how will be implemented in proposals for test and assessment procedures that will be evaluated on the basis of actual systems currently offered to the market. ASSESS aims to stimulate the introduction of new crucial technologies in vehicles to further reduce road fatalities and injuries to car occupants in Europe and to make the traffic environment safer for road users. The project also aims to increase the level of competitiveness of the European automobile industry; safety is a proven selling point. This is underlined by a substantial involvement of European car industry (OEM's and suppliers) in this project and their willingness to provide systems and relevant know-how to this project.

Specific project goals to develop harmonized and standardized assessment procedures and related tools for selected integrated safety systems. Procedures will be developed for driver behaviour evaluation, pre crash system performance evaluation, crash performance evaluation and socio economic assessment.
To create acceptance and accelerate the implementation of the results in test and assessment procedures for type approval and consumer rating purposes, an advisory board consisting of leading EU OEMs, EuroNCAP and UTAC will be consulted on an annual basis or more often when needed. The direct involvement of EuroNCAP will raise the public awareness of the benefits of these new advanced safety systems by means of easy understandable rating systems.
To provide and overview of legal barriers that obstruct the introduction of such systems and the potential socio-economic benefits of selected systems

Call for proposal

FP7-SST-2008-RTD-1
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Coordinator

HUMANETICS EUROPE GMBH
Address
Im Breitspiel 6
69126 Heidelberg
Germany

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Paul Lemmen (Mr.)
EU contribution
€ 352 229

Participants (15)

BUNDESANSTALT FUER STRASSENWESEN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 487 116
Address
Bruederstrasse 53
51427 Bergisch Gladbach

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Hildegard Behr-Greinert (Ms.)
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 68 274
Address
Robert-bosch-platz 1
70839 Gerlingen-schillerhoehe

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Sandra Unland (Ms.)
CHALMERS TEKNISKA HOGSKOLA AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 316 584
Address
-
412 96 Goteborg

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Evert Persson (Mr.)
MERCEDES-BENZ GROUP AG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 421 255
Address
Mercedesstrasse 120
70372 Stuttgart

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Wolfgang Schoenlen (Mr.)
IDIADA AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY SA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 370 100
Address
L Albornar
43710 Santa Oliva

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
José Manuel Barrios (Mr.)
PSA AUTOMOBILES SA
France
EU contribution
€ 202 018
Address
2/10 Boulevard De L'europe
78300 Poissy

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Frédérick Getton (Dr.)
NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 409 530
Address
Anna Van Buerenplein 1
2595 DA Den Haag

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Ton Versmissen (Mr.)
TOYOTA MOTOR EUROPE NV
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 228 206
Address
Bourgetlaan 60
1140 Brussel

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Maminirina Ranovona (Mr.)
TRL LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 268 435
Address
Crowthorne House Nine Mile Ride
RG40 3GA Wokingham

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Peter Millard (Mr.)
ZF AUTOMOTIVE GERMANY GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 187 301
Address
Industriestrasse 20
73553 Alfdorf

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Swen Schaub (Dr.)
UNIRESEARCH BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 190 316
Address
Delftechpark 37 J
2628 XJ Delft

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Eric Feenstra (Mr.)
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET GRAZ
Austria
EU contribution
€ 93 225
Address
Rechbauerstrasse 12
8010 Graz

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Jurgen Gugler (Dr.)
CENTRE EUROPEEN D'ETUDES DE SECURITE ET D'ANALYSE DES RISQUES
France
EU contribution
€ 37 359
Address
215 Avenue Georges Clemenceau
92000 Nanterre

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Brigitte Margot Le Saux (Ms.)
UNIVERSITAT ZU KOLN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 11 700
Address
Albertus Magnus Platz
50931 Koln

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Herbert Baum (Prof.)
FIRST TECHNOLOGY SAFETY SYSTEMS (EUROPE)

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Netherlands
Address
Kleveringweg 6-8
2600JA Delft

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Paul Lemmen (Mr.)